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CenterLines Issue #268 December 8, 2010
* NCBW Issues Final Report on Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010
* AAA Backs Mid-Atlantic Group's Anti-Ped/Bike Stance
* Walkable Cities, Walkable Neighborhoods
* APBP Board Elections Announcement!
* Submit Your Nominations for the Alliance Advocacy Awards!
* Call for Complete Streets Workshop Instructor Trainees
* Online Survey Tool for SRTS Programs
* 22nd Int'l Cycling History Conference Call for Papers
* CityRyde: Carbon Offset Benefits of Bike-Share Pgms
* Switching Gears: More Commuters Bike to Work

CenterLines Issue #267 November 24, 2010
* Thanksgiving Note from Sharon Roerty, NCBW Executive Director
* The Wonder Women: Wendy Allen and Charlene Lee of Smart Coast
* Darleen Reveille: Garfield's Got a Childhood Obesity "Situation"
* Bike Lab: Without Transportation, You're Not Going Anywhere
* Trips for Kids Honored in Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge
* Rep. Kind (D, WI) Introduces Moving Outdoors in Nature
* Complete Streets Coalition, CDC Launch Partnership
* Active Living Research Gathering Coming Feb. 22-24
* APBP Announces Results of Board Elections
* Bike Vendors Can Help Bring Life to Dead Urban Spaces

CenterLines Issue #266 November 10, 2010
* Thank You, Chairman James Oberstar (D-MN)
* 22 Trans Ballot Measures (Out of 30) Pass in 13 States!
* Petition: Support Trails as Part of Fed Trans Funding
* Trips for Kids Wins Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge
* SRAM, League, Alliance Work to Double Fed Bicycling $$
* Cannondale, Shimano Join Bikes Belong Grant Program
* Is Next Real Estate Boom in Walkable Neighborhoods?
* Alpine (UT) School Wins Oberstar SRTS Award
* Trail Projects Popping up All over Greenville (SC)
* Nice Ride Minnesota Expanding Bike Share Program

CenterLines Issue #265 October 27, 2010
* NCBW and RWJF Team Up for "Feet to the Streets" Webinar
* New Tiger II Grants Fund 75 Innovative Projects in 40 States
* Complete Streets in The Nation's Capital
* Vancouver (BC) Site For Velo-City Global 2012
* NCSRTS Seeks Applications for $1,000 Grants
* American Trails Nat'l Symposium: November 14-17, 2010
* Win a Bike With "Paul Goodman Changed My Life"
* Halloween Costumes for Urban Planners (3rd Edition)

CenterLines Issue #264 October 13, 2010
* NCBW's Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010: By the Numbers
* White House Reportedly Green-Lights Transportation Bill
* A Chat with Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Or)
* Sect'y LaHood Praises Walk to School Day
* Apollo Alliance + U.S. Chamber Agree on Trans Infrastructure
* Sprawl & Misleading Mobility Measures
* New Program Recognizes Walk Friendly Communities
* NYC Hosts "Play On" Conference, October 12-13
* Social Bike Business Heading to Uganda
* Something to Consider for Next Summer...

CenterLines Issue #263 September 29, 2010
* Reflections on Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Chattanooga
* Congressman Latourette Co-Sponsors Complete Streets Act
* Demand for Tiger II Funding Overwhelms Supply
* APBP Announces 2010 Award Winners
* Mia Birk's PBPW Keynote Speech on the Web
* What's Your Web of Daily Life?
* U.S. Traffic Fatalities Plummet -- But Why?
* LAB Announces Bike Friendly Community, Business Lists
* European Mobility Week: People Reclaim the Cities

CenterLines Issue #262 September 15, 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 Welcome Message from Philip Pugliese
* NCBW Executive Director Sharon Roerty's Welcome Message
* NCBW's Tedson Meyer's Welcoming Message to Pro Walk/Pro Bike®
* Tedson Meyers Receives APBP 2010 Meritorious Service Award at PWPB 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Highlights Scenic City
* Chattanooga's Mayor Inspires PWPB Folks with City's Story
* Bikes Belong's Erik Esborg Lays Out Mission for PWPB Audience
* NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Down: Bicyclists (12%), Peds (7%)
* Comment on Partnership's Draft Strategic Plan by Oct. 11
* Alliance Awards $103K to Fund Local & State Action

CenterLines Issue #261 September 1, 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Conference News: 106 AICP CM Credits Available!
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Attendee Spotlight: the Metal Cowboy and the CDC Rides from Atlanta!
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Conference News: Bike Rentals
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Conference News: Special Meetings
* Bike Karaoke in Chattanooga
* Bikes Belong Awards $15,000 in Grants
* Mia Birk's New Book to Hit the Shelves Soon
* Bicycle City: a Place for Car-Free, Sustainable Living
* Roads Scholar Takes Stand for Pedestrian Safety
* CNT’s Trans Cost Data Now Seen on Walk Score

CenterLines Issue #260 August 18, 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Attendee Spotlight: St. Louis is Sending a Bus!
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 Conference News
* State Bike/Ped Programs Under Fire (Again)
* New and Improved IPA Guide Now Complete
* Senate Makes Progress on Two Critical Bills
* Google Leads, You Pedal
* Stepping It Up with "Transit Score"
* Music Bike Tour Highlights National Bike Efforts
* OZ Cyclists Gain Influence in 2010 Elections
* Danish, Dutch Supporters Push Mega Trucks Europe-Wide

CenterLines Issue #259 August 4, 2010
* Countdown to Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010: 5 Weeks to Go!
* NCBW Welcomes Current, Future APBP Members to Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010
* Sect'y Lahood Links Climate Change and Transportation
* Take This Survey to Help Build a Walkable America
* Act Now to Stop Indiscriminate Use of Rumble Strips!
* ALR Conference Call for Abstracts Deadline Looms
* City Repair's Mark Lakeman Talks About the Movement
* TRB Competition Focuses on Sustainability & Livability
* OZ Cyclist Experiences Copenhagen's Bike Bliss
* London Opens Bike "Superhighways"

CenterLines Issue #258 July 21, 2010
* PRO WALK/PRO BIKE 2010® Registration Discounts End July 31St
* Remembering Sgt. Ted Wilson, the Australian Ambassador to PW/PB
* New ALRC Fact Sheet Topic: Bicycle Stair Ramps & Channels
* Call for 2010 Oberstar SRTS Award Applications
* CDC Boss: Prevention Most Cost-Effective Health Strategy
* TRB Annual Meeting Paper Submission 8/1 Deadline Looms
* New British Government Opposes "Mega Trucks"
* Germans Party on One of Busiest Autobahns
* Houston Light Rail's Bicycle Hours Expand
* Legally-Blind Maryland Blogger Works to Improve Ped Safety

CenterLines Issue #257 July 7, 2010
* Pro Walk/ Pro Bike® 2010 Program Update
* Get Your Proposals in for TRB's Annual Meeting!
* Today's Home Buyers Looking for Walkability
* U.S. Bicycle Route System Begins Connecting America
* Clean Energy Advocates Declare Independence from Fossil Fuels
* World Health Org Supports ECF's "Scientists For Cycling"
* PBIC Seeks Walk-Friendly Communities Pilot Communities
* Nat'l Trails Awards Deadlines Coming Fast!
* Taiwan Bicycle Exporters Assn Commits $50K/Yr to BBF
* BikestationCeo Named Top Social Entrepreneur

CenterLines Issue #256 June 23, 2010
* NCBW’S Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 Program Preview!
* Get Your USDOT TIGER II Grant Info Here!
* EPA "Climate Showcase Communities" Grants Program Announced
* America Walks Announces Equal Footing Summit
* June 30: National Trails Awards Deadline!
* 179 Schools Celebrated for Healthy Achievements
* Bikes Belong Hosts U.S. Trans. Leaders at Workshop
* PBIC Publishes Nat'l Bicycling & Walking Study Update
* Share Your Bike-Friendly Success Stories
* NHTSA Enhances FARS Data Resource Websites

CenterLines Issue #255 June 9, 2010
* Time to Weigh in on USDOT Strategic Plan
* ALR Conference Seeks Abstracts, Award Nominations
* 13000+ Women, Girls Take APBP's Survey
* Safe Routes Partnership Publishes New Guides
* New Transportation Enhancements Report Published
* Walk Audits, the Project for Public Spaces Way
* Mexico City Drops Mandatory Bike Helmet Law
* The Dwindling Love Affair with The Auto
* Alliance Releases New Complete Streets Guide
* NCSRTS Announces Mini-Grant Recipients

CenterLines Issue #254 May 26, 2010
* PWPB® 2010 Best Conference Registration Rates End May 31st
* Federal Government Promotes Bike Commuting
* Copenhagen, ECF Host Velo-City: June 22-25
* 'American Idle' Author Wins Non-Fiction Prize
* 300 Singapore Cyclists Join Ride of Silence
* American Trails Nat'l Symposium Registration Opens
* New Position for Velo Quebec's J-F Pronovost
* Park Service's RTCA Wants to Support Your Trail Efforts
* Here Comes the Neighborhood
* Local Host Sought for 3rd Nat'l Safe Routes Conference

CenterLines Issue #253 May 12, 2010
* PWPB® 2010 Chattanooga Early Bird Registration Ends May 31st
* ALRC’s Organizing for Regional Change Project Celebrates Year 1
* Childhood Obesity Task Force Unveils Action Plan
* May is National Bike Month
* ALR Rapid-Response Call for Proposals Released
* Free Online Conference on Pedestrian Access
* APBP Releases Updated Bike Parking Guidelines
* Tom Vanderbilt Talks "Traffic"
* Bikes Belong Awards $50,000 in Grants
* Clif Bar Sponsors Competition to Encourage Bicycling
* Vancouver (BC) Pushes $25M Bike Lane Plan
* AASHTO Supports U.S. Bicycle Route System
* The Boundaries of Home for Kids

CenterLines Issue #252 April 28, 2010
* PWPB® 2010 Chattanooga – 70+ Presentations and 100 Posters
* PWPB® 2010 Chattanooga Early Bird Registration Ends May 31st
* Federal Policy Update
* Tiger II Funding Opportunity: Planners Rejoice
* Registration Open for Walk to School 2010
* What We Know About Bike Infrastructure: People Want It
* NHTSA Launches SRTS Website for Law Enforcement
* Upward Trend in Vehicle-Miles Resumed During 2009
* Community Carts Remove a Barrier to Walking
* Economic Effects of Dutch Recreational Cycling
* Ajax, Uxbridge (Ontario) Walkers Not Detered by Winter
* New York City's Two-Wheeled Tribes

CenterLines Issue #251 April 14, 2010
* Chattanooga Going Green for Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010
* Congress Passes Trans Law Extension thru 12/10
* Americans Want Better Transit, Walking, Biking
* April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month!
* Walking, Biking To School Stabilizes in U.S.
* Road Transportation a Key Driver of Warming
* Lead a Jane Jacob's Community Tour in Your Town!
* Ready for National Bike Month?
* 2009 National Household Travel Survey Data Released
* Nat'l Physical Activity Plan Kicks Off May 3rd

CenterLines Issue #250 March 31, 2010
* Chattanooga's Greenways Enhance a Transformed City
* The Active Community Transportation Act of 2010
* Rep. Latourette Thinks Sec'ty Lahood's on Drugs
* America Walks, APBP Announce Walking Wins Summit
* Ready for National Bike Month?
* Take APBP's Women Cycling Survey
* $$ for Pedestrian Workshops on Older Adults
* The Woonerf is Coming to Toronto
* Mexico City Launches Bike Strategy with Bike-Share Pgm
* Politics-as-Usual Favors Sprawl Over Cities

CenterLines Issue #249 March 17, 2010
* PRO WALK / PRO BIKE ® 2010: a Record Number of Proposals; Registration Opens!
* PRO WALK/PRO BIKE® 2010 – Bike Trains Now Forming
* USDOT Policy Statement on Bike & Pedestrian Accommodation
* Long-Term Transportation Extension on Tap
* SRTS $1,000 Mini-Grant Call for Applications
* Scott Bricker to Speak for America Walks & APBP
* Fixing the Great Mistake: Autocentric Development
* April 14 Deadline for ALR Call for Proposals
* Rails-to-Trails + Google on Biking Directions
* Walking as a Suspicious Activity
* Funding for Historic (& Walkable!) School Rehab

CenterLines Issue #248 March 3, 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 Registration Opens
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 Proposal Deadline Extended
* ALRC's Emerging Leaders Pilot Program Underway in TN
* Walk21 Conference Call for Proposals Closing 3/13/2010
* Bikes Belong Awards $55,000 in Grants
* Sidewalks, Identity Sprout in Jordan's Capital
* SRTS $1,000 Mini-Grant Call for Applications
* Boomers, Millennials Look for Walkable Places
* Highway Groups Cry Foul on USDOT's Walkable Priorities
* Bristol (UK) to Test "Naked Intersection" Approach
* IRS Reporting Requirements for Trail Groups

CenterLines Special Issue March 1, 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 REGISTRATION OPENS
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike® 2010 PROPOSAL DEADLINE IS EXTENDED
* WELCOME FROM CHATTANOOGA’S LOCAL HOST COMMITTEE

CenterLines Issue #247 February 17, 2010
* NCBW’s Pro Walk / Pro Bike® 2010 Call for Proposals Due by Feb. 26
* USDOT Hosts L.A. Transportation Reauthorization Outreach
* SRTS Local School Project Report Released
* School Travel Planning Moving Ahead in Canada
* Nat'l Center Report Summarizes Local SRTS Travel Data
* Can Smart Growth Help Beat Mortgage Crisis?
* "Sustain Magazine" Covers Green Urbanism, With a Nod To Amsterdam!
* MICHELLE OBAMA: END CHILD OBESITY IN A GENERATION
* More Teens Wait for Driver's Licenses
* 9000 Voices for Safer Cycling in U.K.
* More Teens Wait for Driver's Licenses

CenterLines Issue #246 February 3, 2010
* Pro Walk / Pro Bike® 2010 Call for Proposals Still Open
* NCBW Shares Ideas for Walking to Mobile (AL) Schools
* Report: Bike/Ped Investments Could Save Lives
* Call for Active Living Research Grant Proposals
* Doing Your Own Local Bike Summit*
* US DOT Highlights Efforts to Promote Livability
* Walking & Bicycling Lessons from Overseas
* NCSRTS Releases Winter 2009 Program Tracking Brief
* Green Communities Canada Receives Grants
* Environmental Protection Agency Offers Grants
* Pedal Power: What Academe Knows about Bikes

CenterLines Issue #245 January 20, 2010
* Pro Walk / Pro Bike® 2010 Call for Proposals
* Will Mrs. Obama Focus on Safe Routes Efforts?
* The "Enhancing Livability for All Americans Act of 2009"
* Why is Congress Stalling on Trans. Bill?
* March 9-10 National Bike Summit Coming Fast!
* RWJF Child Obesity Campaign to Reach 50 Communities
* Is U.S. Love Affair with Car Coming to End?
* London to Get Free Bike Scheme
* Smart Coast Group Pushes 'Complete Streets' in Mobile (AL)
* Tate County (MS) Gets Piece of RWJF Grant
* Wood River Valley (ID) Group Gets People Out of Cars

CenterLines Issue #244 January 6, 2010
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2010® Chattanooga
* LaHood Responds to Sen. Coburn Rant on Bike Paths
* Advocacy Advance Helps You Find Federal $$
* "Main Street" $$ Heading for the Highway
* Safe Routes State Network Project Expands
* Famous Designer Does Bike/Ped Bridge Projects
* USDOT Updates Transportation Planning Site
* Brewery Broadens Social Bike Program
* Bike City Amsterdam to Promote Electric Cars?
* Rep. Fudge Launches Bid to Fight Childhood Obesity
* UK Mum Swaps Mobility Scooter for Trike
* Older Drivers' Choice: Safety vs. Mobility?
* UPS Delivers by Bike in Santa Barbara